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A turning tide?

There's that opening scene in Pride, where we find our protagonist, Joe, joining the Gay Pride March of 1984, becoming entwined in the crowd and the body of the cause, and the momentum of a movement taking hold. If you were watching the scene from the comfort of a cinema seat, you may have seen goosebumps arrive on your forearms, realising it's been too long since you were instead sat on a tube train with a placard on the way to Trafalgar Square.

Without hindsight, it's not possible to say that the events of 2016 are comparable to the upheaval of the miners' strikes in 1984 and 1985. But whatever your cause, whatever your standing, you needn't leave it to hope and hindsight- you can join in right now.

This week our Guest Editor is Julien Planté, producer of The Convention, the first large-scale event to offer citizens a chance to hear and take part in crucial debates about the UK's future after Brexit - as well as the Political Crash and June's snap-election. We've been led to believe Brexit is a done deal. We've been told to get over it, and we've been told in all manner of Pythonesque ways that "Brexit means Brexit". In Julien's interview, he explains why it's not over yet, and that the future Government needs to be called to action on a number of fronts that deserve public input.

For Julien's top picks, he's sending us to the big screen for the re-release of David Lynch's brilliantly creeping classic Mulholland Drive, and then down to Vauxhall to have a rummage at the Vintage Vauxhall Market based in the former London Fire Brigade HQ, and the UK's most anarchic and anachronistic Art Car Boot Fair in July.

Online now, Livia Franchini and Sean P Haughton, the founders of CORDA, a multi-disciplinary art magazine set up in response to the EU referendum, discuss how DIY Space in South East London have helped bring creative communities together and how CORDA has given artists from around the world a platform to celebrate their work and collaboration, post-Brexit / Article 50.

You'll also find a Q+A with UK Green Film Festival director Dan Beck, who takes us through this year's brilliant festival selection- which seems to take on a very personal, knowable scale this year. The climate change catastrophes we see on the big screen no longer need to be fiction: Dan makes a great point on how the 'future warnings' of climate change could have already expired.

For competitions, Bertha Dochouse has a pair of tickets to give away for its screening of Public House- the fascinating story of how local residents decided to save the Ivy House pub in Peckham from being turned into flats. Plus Trainspotting Live, Kings Cross (Remix) and The Little Orchestra's Eroica at Oval Space.

We didn't plan for this week's edit to be stuffed full of people making a stand for a changing climate (whether real or political) - but hopefully there's plenty to inspire you from this rich mix. Find what's giving you goosebumps and join the fray, dear players! RR X